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09일차. ♣ Unit 1. Manners and etiquette - LESSON 4 EXPRESSING SYMPATHY - [Sympathy cards]

태뽕이 2022. 9. 13. 22:47
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• bereavement /bɪˈriːvmənt/
1-[uncountable] the state of having lost a relative or close friend because they have died
: U 사별
e.g.)
the pain of an emotional crisis such as divorce or bereavement 
    이혼이나 사별 같은 정서적 위기로 인한 고통
a sense of bereavement
learning to cope with bereavement
bereavement counselling

2-[countable] the death of a relative or close friend
: C 가족[친지]의 사망, 상
e.g.) 
A family bereavement meant that he could not attend the conference.
    그는 집안에 상을 당해 그 회의에 참석할 수 없었다.
She had suffered three bereavements in quick succession.

Ref)
[Oxford Collocations Dictionary for students of English]
함께 사용되는 단어
[명사]로 bereavement이(가) 사용될 때
*ADJECTIVE
recent | family

*VERB + bereavement
suffer | come to terms with, cope with, get over
e.g.)
He has suffered a bereavement.

*bereavement + NOUN
counselling/counseling, counsellor/counselor | leave(esp. AmE)

*Phrases
the pain of bereavement, the shock of bereavement



I was so sad to hear of your illness.
I want to express my sincere condolences for Fred's passing.

Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time.

In sympathy,
James

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